BTEC Nationals Children's Play, Learning and Development (2016)

Find all the information and support you'll need to teach and study BTEC Level 3 Nationals in Children's Play, Learning and Development.

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Introducing your new BTEC Nationals in CPLD

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Extended Certificate 

Teaching from: September 2016
External assessment from: 2017
Performance tables (England): Applied General (2018 results)

Provides an introduction to to Children's Play, Learning and Development. Supports progression to higher education.

Changes to Set Tasks (external)​ for assessments from January 2018: Simpler guidance and clearer processes - find out more.

Don't forget, for courses starting in 2017 you can continue teaching your BTEC Nationals in:

Specification

BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate in Children’s Play, Learning and Development
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Guide

Course Guide
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Foundation Diploma  

Teaching from: September 2016
External assessment from: 2017
Performance tables (England): Tech Level (2018 results)

Provides a comprehensive introduction to childcare. Supports progression to Early Years Educator qualifications, higher education, or an Apprenticeship 

Changes to Set Tasks (external)​ for assessments from January 2018: Simpler guidance and clearer processes - find out more.

Don't forget, for courses starting in 2017 you can continue teaching your BTEC Nationals in:

Specification

Specification - Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma in Children's Play, Learning and Development
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Guide

Course Guide
Download PDF | 2.9 MB

Diploma 

Teaching from: September 2016
External assessment from: 2017
Performance tables (England): Tech Level (2018 results)

Appropriate for those with an interest in directly progressing to a career as an Early Years Educator or to higher education. Supports progression to employment as an Early Years Educator and higher education.

Changes to Set Tasks (external)​ for assessments from January 2018: Simpler guidance and clearer processes - find out more.

Don't forget, for courses starting in 2017 you can continue teaching your BTEC Nationals in:

Specification

BTEC Level 3 National Diploma in Children’s Play, Learning and Development
Download PDF | 1.7 MB

Guide

Course Guide
Download PDF | 2.9 MB

Extended Diploma 

Teaching from: September 2016
External assessment from: 2017
Performance tables (England): Tech Level (2018 results)

Appropriate for those with an interest in directly progressing to a career as an Early Years Educator or to higher education. Supports progression to employment as an Early Years Educator and higher education.

Changes to Set Tasks (external)​ for assessments from January 2018: Simpler guidance and clearer processes - find out more.

Don't forget, for courses starting in 2017 you can continue teaching your BTEC Nationals in:

Specification

Specification - Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Children's Play, Learning and Development (Early Years Educator)
Download PDF | 2.2 MB
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